" ... SACRAMENTO -- With his bushy eyebrows deeply furrowed, Gov. Jerry Brown told a joint session of the Legislature that he will discontinue pursuit of the $24 billion Bay Delta Conservation Plan, which would divert untold gallons of Sacramento River water through two 40-foot-wide tunnels to the Central Valley and Southern California.
"When you get right down to it," he said, "this proposal isn't about conservation and, for that matter, it isn't much of a plan. We're talking about taking water from one place and moving it to another. It's a water grab disguised as an innovational strategy.
"What persuaded me to change my stance is when I did a Google search for an environmental group that endorsed this idea and came up with zero hits." "